Kannan Balakrishnan is a Senior Associate in our Singapore office who specialises in dispute resolution, with a focus on commercial disputes.
Kannan graduated from the University of Bristol, UK with a Bachelor of Laws, and was admitted to the Singapore bar as an Advocate and Solicitor in 2016.
Kannan has experience in commercial litigation and arbitration, and has also assisted in shipping and admiralty matters. Prior to joining the firm, he has also assisted in matters relating to restructuring and insolvency, including applications for a Scheme of Arrangement.
Highlight matters include:
Matters handled prior to joining the firm:
Acted for an investment holding company in bringing a claim in an arbitration under the SIAC Rules, in respect of a share option dispute involving foreign and local entities in the offshore services sector.
Successfully represented a crew management company in an admiralty action for claims arising under a Crew Management Agreement, including the arrest of the Vessel.
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Bristol
Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Law Society of Singapore
The Singapore Academy of Law